American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC has continued to follow the data about the coronavirus, or COVID-19. We are committed to ensuring that procedures are in place to effectively defend against transmission to the best of our ability.

In relation to COVID-19, American Foundation echoes recommendations from OSHA and CDC, which include:

  • Employees practicing proper infection control and sterilization measures
  • Employees are required to frequently wash hands with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching their eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid shaking hands
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home when they are sick, and see a doctor immediately to be evaluated for COVID-19
  • If an employee becomes infected, we insist that he or she fully recovers before returning to work, and any employees who have traveled to areas with heightened levels of exposure are required to self-quarantine for 14 days

At this time, American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC is proceeding with inspections and projects as previously scheduled. We will continue to follow all government updates, guidance and reports, as well as local officials' and health departments' reports. Our clients and the general public will be provided updates to our operational status as necessary.

We are aware that some of our clients may experience financial hardship as a result of the Coronavirus. If you are impacted, please contact us to discuss how we can assist you in obtaining financing options.

Rest assured that the health and safety of our client's, their homes and the communities we serve are of paramount importance to all of us at American Foundation

Visit the CDC website for more information on the Coronavirus

Wall Crack Repair

Wall cracks in a foundation come about most often because of poor construction practices, or as a result of settlement, or foundation concrete shrinking and curing. American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC is here to help you diagnose your wall crack problems to help get you the best repair services you may need. Different types of wall cracks are typical in both newly built homes and in older ones. We are here to diagnose your wall crack problems in Knoxville, Chattanooga, Asheville, Johnson City, and Cookeville. While vertical wall cracks in the foundation don't usually result in structural problems as often as horizontal cracks, they commonly leak water from the foundation outside into your basement or crawl space area.

Causes Of Basement Walls To Crack

One of the major causes of a basement wall crack is water. When the soil around your home absorbs moisture from a heavy downpour, or when there is a lot of melting snow on your lawn on a warm winter day, it swells up. When the earth expands, it puts a lot of pressure on your basement walls. This pressure is known as hydrostatic pressure. Eventually, the force of the earth will prove to be too much for the wall, and it may cause the wall to crack on the inside. When this happens, you may also notice that you have walls bowing into your home. Fortunately for you, we can fix both structural problems for you before water starts to seep into your basement and cause extensive damage.

Waterproof & Reinforce For Prevention


American Foundation & Basement Repair provides a Foundation SupportWorks product referred to as Shotcrete™, which is a kind of fiber-reinforced mortar which is pumped through a hose and "shot" directly on a wall for basement wall repair. When coupled with a wall anchor system or carbon fiber strips, this system can fix even a seriously damaged foundation wall. With Shotcrete™ installed, you're basement wall foundation is re-sealed and ready guard against any water seepage. Along side an actual waterproofing system to redirect water away from your foundation wall will make your home less susceptible to future damage. In fact in most cases, these tools allow your home to be completely impervious.

Please call American Foundation & Basement Repair at 877-784-5636 to learn more about our foundation wall crack repair services your home in TN or NC. Remember, please do not neglect your wall cracks needing repair. It's important to have these cracks repaired as soon as you notice them so the issue doesn't get worse. If left untreated, your wall cracks could get much bigger and allow water to seep inside. If water seeps into your home, this can lead to wet basement problems for you. When you have a wet basement, this can lead to mold development and problems for the structural integrity of your home. Foundation cracks can act as a chain reaction, basically. Avoid these headaches altogether by having your foundation wall cracks taken care of as soon as possible. Contact us now!

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